The table below looks at the statistics for MSDE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSDE over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MSDE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MSDE
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
587 637 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.63% 21.30% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 351 312
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +80.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £32.50 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

MSDE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSDE across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MSDE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland